Best Lightweight Training Shoes

Best Lightweight Training Shoes

We rank the best lightweight training shoes on the market by their quality and performance according to thousands of experienced runners.

Our rankings reflect the fair and accurate judgments of real runners by applying data science to thousands of verified shoe reviews. Our reviews are collected from the most knowledgeable and experienced runners in the world.

Click through to each shoe page below to view a full set of ratings, pros, cons, and written reviews for each shoe.

Lightweight shoes are defined as training shoes weighing less than 8 oz. (men's shoes) or 7 oz. (women's shoes). Looking for spikes or supershoes?
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  1. 8.8 68 reviews
    The Saucony Endorphin Speed 3 is a popular uptempo training shoe that can be used for racing.
    7.9 oz. (men's), 6.9 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 38mm stack height
    $170 $109.95
    Holabird Sports 3 colors
    $170 $119
    Running Warehouse 14 colors
  2. 8.8 26 reviews
    Ranked in the top 10 for comfort this all-around shoe has some complaints about durability, but others swear it holds up.
    7.3 oz. (men's), 6.2 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 33mm stack height
    $125 $99
  3. 8.7 4 reviews
    7 oz. (men's), 5.9 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 27mm stack height
    $149
    $149.95
    Zappos 1 color
  4. 8.7 8 reviews
    6.4 oz. (men's), 6.4 oz. (women's), 27mm stack height
    $135 $62.95
    Holabird Sports 1 color
  5. 8.7 1 review
    7.6 oz. (men's), 6.6 oz. (women's)
    $164.95
    Zappos 1 color
  6. 8.7 18 reviews
    7.5 oz. (men's), 6.7 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 34mm stack height
    $170 $119
    Running Warehouse 12 colors
    $169.95
    Holabird Sports 6 colors
    $170
    Brooks 12 colors
  7. 8.6 1 review
    4.8 oz. (men's), 3.7 oz. (women's), neutral pronation
    $140
    Zappos 2 colors
  8. 8.6 1 review
    6.2 oz. (men's), 6.2 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 27mm stack height
    $74
  9. 8.6 2 reviews
    6.8 oz. (men's), 6.8 oz. (women's), neutral pronation, 28mm stack height
    $124
  10. $190 $95
    Zappos 1 color
    $190 $96.88
    Zappos 1 color